• Mike Goodson says he's ready to go

    Summary of 10 articles · Updated Oct 5, 2013
    This is Goodson’s fifth year in the league. “I’m healthy, strong, fast and ready to play,” Goodson said. Goodson and Chris Ivory , who missed last Sunday’s loss in Tennessee with an injured hamstring, were big-ticket acquisitions, and Goodson hopes he can provide something for the Jets’ offense. A little perspective is always a good thing, and we credit Corey for writing back in May that the team was wise to be deliberate with Goodson. Mike Goodson missed training camp and the first four weeks of the regular season, but he hopes to make his New York Jets debut Monday night against the Atlanta Falcons "I feel like I'm a playmaker," the veteran running back said Wednesday after his first practice. "I have speed. Because he is not technically active yet, he was not on the injury report, but New York Jets coach Rex Ryan said that Goodson did not participate in team drills. The Jets had planned to use Goodson as a tailback and possibly as a kickoff returner, special-teams coordinator Ben Kotwica said. In the meantime, Jets running back Bilal Powell is averaging 73 yards a game, which ties him with Arian Foster for second place in the AFC behind New England’s Shane Vereen “I just come in and work hard every day and try to let my abilities on the field speak for itself,” Powell said.
    • Jets activate Goodson, cut Spadola

      The Jets made four moves Saturday to set their roster before heading to Atlanta for a Monday night game against the Falcons. Running back Mike Goodson, coming off a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, was added to the 53…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Jets add Goodson, Campbell to active roster

      The Jets have activated Mike Goodson and signed Michael Campbell from the practice squad. The team released Ryan Spadola and Ricky Sapp to make room on the 53-man roster. Brian Bassett, TheJetsBlog.comThe fact that these two players were waived when the…
    • Help at Running Back? Not Much Yet

      After relying heavily on the rushing of Bilal Powell, the Jets could use contributions from the newly available running back Mike Goodson, who may not be ready to deliver.
      Source: nytimes.com
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      Mike Goodson’s road to the playing field took yet another step backward Friday when the running back hurt his hamstring in practice.
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